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Can we live in space? Can humans live on moon or Mars colony?

Tucked away in high-tech laboratories, a team of 30 researchers are studying new ways to keep humans alive on a potential moon or Mars.

30 Mar 2018 1:03 PM

Astronomers discover galaxy without dark matter

The discovery could revise or even upend theories of how galaxies are formed.

29 Mar 2018 9:46 AM

Self-taught rocket scientist blasts off into California sky

"Mad" Mike Hughes, the rocket man who believes the Earth is flat.

25 Mar 2018 12:49 PM

Spacerock that can end life on Earth can't be stopped by Nasa, say scientists

Researchers say it might be impossible to stop the space rock, the size of the Empire State building, from crashing into Earth in 2135.

16 Mar 2018 1:02 PM

Upcoming new moon is the perfect time for stargazing

It's also invisible, because the sun is illuminating the side of the moon that always faces away from Earth.

12 Mar 2018 7:03 PM


Jupiter's mystery jet-streams run deeper than thought: study

Its north pole is dominated by a central cyclone surrounded by eight circumpolar cyclones.

08 Mar 2018 1:44 PM

Moon formed from donut-shaped cloud of vapourised rock: study

Tests have shown that the Moon is far less abundant in many volatile elements that are relatively common on Earth.

01 Mar 2018 3:57 PM

Secret behind perfect alignment of Egypt's Pyramids decoded

For over a century, researchers have proposed different methods used by the ancient Egyptians to align the pyramids.

20 Feb 2018 5:59 PM

Humans will be happy if aliens come to Earth, finds study

Research shows that people are far more positive in their thoughts about meeting extraterrestrials than previously thought.

17 Feb 2018 10:40 AM

One-two punch may have wiped out dinosaurs: Study

University of Oregon researchers conducted the study.

13 Feb 2018 4:51 PM


Vegan diets maybe good for environment: study

Environmental effects of production systems are not uniform and can be impacted by climate.

11 Feb 2018 4:36 PM

Ozone layer declining over populated zones: study

Two possible suspects for this worrying trend stand out, the study concluded.

07 Feb 2018 3:13 PM

Huge number of viruses falling on us from sky: Study

The researchers also found the majority of the viruses carried signatures indicating they had been swept up into the air from sea spray.

07 Feb 2018 2:25 PM

Ozone layer declining over populated zones, says study

Ozone in the lower stratosphere is slowly disintegrating, an international team of two dozen researchers warned.

07 Feb 2018 8:01 AM

Earth’s magnetic poles could flip, cause chaos and mass blackouts

Historically, the North and South magnetic poles have flipped every 200,000 to 300,000 years.

01 Feb 2018 10:09 AM


Microbes used to convert human waste into space food

The team found that methane was readily produced during anaerobic digestion of human waste and could be used to grow a different microb.

29 Jan 2018 8:43 PM

Smartphones may help search for rare cosmic rays

Cosmic rays are constantly entering the Earth's atmosphere.

21 Jan 2018 7:30 PM

Study finds climate change has link to flowery forests

Tropical forests have evolved in generally stable climate.

21 Jan 2018 11:41 AM

Worst-case global warming scenarios not credible: study

The findings should not been seen as taking pressure off the need to tackle climate change, the authors and other experts warned.

18 Jan 2018 9:11 AM

Global warming will put millions more at flood risk in next two decades

Researchers say fluvial floods are among the most common and devastating natural disasters nowadays.

13 Jan 2018 12:51 PM